PLAID collaborative is passionate about creating beautiful and meaningful places. We are designers, thinkers, researchers, storytellers, artists, and technicians. Our team consists of skilled collaborators with considerable local, national, and international experience.

 PLAID offers planning, landscape architecture, and industrial design services. Our project portfolio is diverse in type and scale…from comprehensive master plans to themed outdoor spaces to custom site furnishings. Our approach infuses art and science with site and program to achieve sensible, innovative, sustainable, and timeless solutions.

Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park Lenexa Civic Center

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Landscape architectural services for the original sculpture park (1987), and for all subsequent renovations, new sculptures, and site improvements.

Lenexa, KS
Landscape architectural services for outdoor plaza and event spaces to support a four-building civic complex.


Cerner World Headquarters Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

North Kansas City, MO
Master planning services for an 88-acre campus; site design services for campus entry/wayfinding/circulation systems, new buildings, and outdoor spaces.

Overland Park, KS
Master planning and landscape architectural services for a 300-acre regional arboretum.



Prairie Star Parkway Ramus Bench

Lenexa, KS
Landscape architectural services for a 2.5 mile sustainable ‘prairie style’ parkway corridor.


Private Residence, Kansas City, MO
Industrial design services for a 13-foot-long seating element with a continuous cypress slab top and powder-coated steel support system.


 Firm Service Categories  

Campus 10%
Corporate 10%
Civic 20%
Destination 10%
Mixed-Use 10%
Parks 15%
Residential 10%
Site Apparatus 5%
Streetscape/Corridor 10%


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